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Prasiolite, green-quartz or vermarine is a green form of quartz, a silicate mineral chemically silicon dioxide. Prasiolite is one of several quartz varieties.

Prasiolite is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Prasiolite books and related discussion.

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Distinguishing between Natural and Synthetic Quartz
ametrine and one prasiolite and my examiner Lennart Widenfalk. I also want to thank Uriah. Prichard at Morion Company, USA for helping me with information ...
Mohs Scale of Mineral Hardness
7-7.5. Rhodolite.
PDF (Hebert_Chapter5.pdf)
English (pdf) - SciELO
May 8, 2009 The infrared bands of amethyst and prasiolite samples from different origins were correlated to the trace elements contents. Amethysts have an ...
The Relation of FTIR Signature of Natural Colorless Quartz - InTech
Feb 10, 2012 Amethyst, prasiolite, citrine, and morion are gemstones widely used to make jewelry, to compose mineral collections of museums or private ...

Suggested News Resources

FTC Extends Comment Deadline on Proposed Changes to Jewelry Guides
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) announced that it will extend the period for the public to comment on its proposed update to the Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals, and Pewter Industries (the Jewelry Guides, published in 16 C.F.R.
6 Subtly Stylish Ways to Show Your St. Patrick's Day Spirit
Hopefully the luck of the Irish will be with you this St. Patrick's Day, but a little sartorial push never hurt. Here, we round up six accessories with a subtle splash of green for a festive—and fortuitous—March 17.
Jewelry Television® to Debut La Capilla Prasiolite
The 24/7 jewelry and gemstone shopping network will debut La Capilla Prasiolite™, during its annual Jewelry Fest event May 30 through June 7, 2015.
Sanremo 2016, tutti i gioielli sul palco dell'Ariston [FOTO]
Per il primo abito della terza serata firmato Vionnet abbiamo potuto ammirare gli orecchini Marrakech con brillanti e prasiolite e l'anello Masterpiece Jueliette.
FTC Seeks Tighter Rules on Lead Glass–Filled Rubies, Rhodium Plating, Gemstone
The proposed guides issue strict new rules on gemstone varietals, saying that yellow emerald should not be used to describe a golden beryl or heliodor, nor green amethyst to describe prasiolite. “This is a significant clarification,” says Gardner.

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